Sex Offender Program
There are about 700 sex offenders currently being treated in the Minnesota Sex Offender Program. A federal judge has warned the state, that many of them are being detained for longer than they should.
A state task force head says a federal court considering lawsuit challenging the Minnesota Sex Offender Program expects the state to address continuing concerns about its constitutionality.
A federal magistrate has ordered the creation of a task force to come up with less restrictive ways for Minnesota to handle convicted sex offenders.
Authorities are notifying residents of a Golden Valley neighborhood that a predatory offender is moving to the area.
A three-judge panel hears a second day of testimony Friday on whether a man committed to Minnesota’s sex offender treatment program is ready for more freedom.
The Minnesota Sex Offender Program is looking for an emergency 55-bed expansion as it fills up with sex offenders committed to treatment by the courts after serving prison time.